North Grove Meadow Riparian Restoration Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
California Department of Parks and Recreation
Document Title
North Grove Meadow Riparian Restoration Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
Implement the North Grove Meadow Riparian Restoration Project (NGMRRP) to offset the impacts to the riparian habitat for the Big Tree Creek Stormwater Compliance Project (BTCSCP). Work will: • Remove and control invasive plants and conifer saplings within and along the edge of the meadow; • Fell and relocate hazard and/or dead trees located along the perimeter of the meadow to specific locations along western edge of the meadow; • replant native trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants along western edge of meadow; and • construct approximately 20 brush boxes within the Big Tree Cree. The brush boxes consists of cut material from conifer sapling removal and are approximately 5-ft wide x 1.5-ft tall x 1-ft depth.

Contact Information

Andrew Collum
Agency Name
Department of Parks and Recreation Central Valley District
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Other Location Info
Calaveras Big Trees North Grove

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
Categorical Exemption Class: 4 & 33 Section: 15304 & 15333
Reasons for Exemption
Project consists of the minor public or private alteration in land, water and/or vegetation which does not involve the removal of healthy, mature, scenic trees; and a small habitat restoration project which does not exceed five acres in size to assure the maintenance, restoration, enhancement, or protection of habitat for fish, plants, or wildlife.


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